Alkaline phosphatase activity in the small intestine of the sheep.

@article{Toofanian1978AlkalinePA,
  title={Alkaline phosphatase activity in the small intestine of the sheep.},
  author={F. Toofanian and M Teshfam},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  year={1978},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={382-3}
}
The distribution of intestinal alkaline phosphatase activities has been studied in 27 adult sheep. There is a descending gradient of activity from duodenum to ileum. The location of the enzyme along the small intestine is suggestive of its involvement in absorption mechanisms.